What is Aveeno Moisturising Cream?
Aveeno Moisturising Cream is a daily moisturiser which uses natural colloidal oatmeal to hydrate and protect dry, sensitive skin. Use it whenever you need it to moisturise your skin and leave it feeling soft and smooth.
Is this product right for me?
Aveeno Moisturising Cream is suitable to use by anyone over the age of 3 months who suffers with dry or sensitive skin. It is also perfect for those who suffer with eczema, as its hydrating qualities help to moisturise the skin while remaining kind to inflamed areas.
What is eczema?
Atopic eczema is a common condition which causes areas of dry and sensitive skin. Those who suffer with eczema normally experience the condition in patches of skin, with some of the most commonly affected areas including the hands, elbows, and knees, but the condition can occur in larger areas all over the body. If you have eczema you may notice the following symptoms:
- Dry skin
- Cracked skin
- Sensitive skin
How will Aveeno Cream help to ease my eczema?
Aveeno Cream uses the active ingredient colloidal oatmeal, which helps to restore your skin’s natural barrier. This helps your skin to keep moisture locked into the skin while protecting and cleansing the skin. This helps to keep your skin hydrated, easing symptoms of eczema.
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use Aveeno Cream?
There is no evidence to suggest that anyone who is either pregnant or breastfeeding should use this cream. However, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding you should speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using any new product, to be sure that it is safe for both you and your baby.
Can I use this product if I’m taking other medication?
Aveeno Cream should not interfere with oral medication, such as tablets or liquid medicine. However, if you are taking any medication or are using topical medications such as creams or ointments, you should speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using this product. Some products can interact when used together, making them less effective or causing unwanted side effects, but a medical professional can help you to avoid this.
How often should I use Aveeno Cream?
Apply liberally to areas of dry, sensitive skin whenever for feel like you need to. Do not rub cream into the skin, instead, smooth gently into the skin in the direction of hair growth.
Do I need a prescription to buy this product?
No, you do not need a prescription to buy Aveeno Cream. You can buy this product over the counter whenever you’d like.
When should Aveeno Cream not be used?
Aveeno Cream should not be used on infants under the age of 3 months. Do not use this product if you are allergic to colloidal oatmeal or any of the other listed ingredients. For external use only, avoid contact with eyes, mucous membranes such as inside of mouth or nose, and other sensitive areas.
Are there any side effects?
Like all medications, Aveeno can have side effects, although not everyone will experience them. This can include symptoms of allergic reaction. If you experience any side effects while using this product, stop use and speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist right away. For more information about reporting the side effects of medication, please see the MHRA’s Yellow Card Scheme.
How to store this product
Store in a cool, dry place which is at or below 20 degrees C. Store in original packaging, do not use once expiration date printed on product packaging has passed. Keep out of sight and reach of children.
This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
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